adverbialize

transitive verb ad·ver·bi·al·ize
variants: also British adverbialise play \(ˈ)ad-¦vər-bē-ə-ˌlīz\

Definition of adverbialize

adverbialized; adverbializing; adverbializes
linguistics
:to create an adverb from (an adjective, a noun, etc.)
  • As noted earlier … Roumanian does not adverbialize adjectives in the lexicon, but instead simply uses adjectivals freely in modifier function …
  • —Frederick Browning AgardA Course in Romance Linguistics1984

adverbialization

also British adverbialisation play \(ˈ)ad-¦vər-bē-ə-lə-¦zā-shən, -ˌlī-¦zā-\ noun
    • The accusative case was the primary case used for adverbialization of nouns …
    • —Roger D. WoodardThe Ancient Languages of Syria-Palestine and Arabia2008

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